W. Garrett Owen
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Office: (248) 347-3860, Ext. 202
Fax: (248) 380-9193
1066 Bogue Street
East Lansing, MI 48824
East Lansing, Michigan
Greenhouse and Floriculture Outreach SpecialistFloriculture
W. Garrett Owen is the floriculture and greenhouse production Outreach Specialist based in Oakland County. He serves greenhouses in Eastern Michigan including the Metro-Detroit area. His major program initiatives include: propagation, efficient production of greenhouse crops and herbaceous perennials, greenhouse and nursery substrates, and crop diagnostics.
January 8, 2018 | Register for the interactive Marketing Boot Camp on Feb. 28, 2018, designed to ready the staff for a busy spring, help boost staff morale and unify their vision around happy customers and profitable sales.
December 15, 2017 | Register and attend one of three Worker Protection Standards (WPS) and Respirator Fit-Testing meetings in January 2018 throughout Michigan.
December 15, 2017 | Heavy snow loads can cause greenhouse structures to collapse if proper snow removal techniques are not practiced or extra support is not provided.
August 15, 2017 | Tight spacing in greenhouses and abundant flower buds causes stem breakage of hibiscus.
July 27, 2017 | Many horticultural plastic companies will accept and recycle containers.
April 21, 2017 | Heat stress causes foliar bleaching and chlorosis of zonal geranium.
February 16, 2017 | Methods to determine substrate pH and corrective procedures to increase the low pH substrate in greenhouse and nursery plants.